Useful Links




Below we have curated a list of links and contact information for organisations and helplines. We will continue to edit this list to cater it to you and your little one’s needs – please comment below if you have any suggestions.


OFSTED

Ofsted is the Office for Standards in Education, Children's Services and Skills. Ofsted inspects services providing education and skills for learners of all ages. They also inspect and regulate services that care for children and young people.


Website: www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ofsted

Phone: 0300 123 1231

Email: enquiries@ofsted.gov.uk


Helplines


The SupportLine

SupportLine offer confidential emotional support to children, young adults and adults by telephone, email and post.


Phone: 01708 765200

Website: www.supportline.org.uk


Helplines Partnership

Find a Helpline allows you to find organisations that you can contact via phone, email, text or online quickly and easily.


Website: helplines.org/helplines


Childline

Support for children and young people in the UK, including a free helpline and 1-2-1 online chats with counsellors.


Phone: 0800 1111 Website: childline.org.uk


National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children (NSPCC)

Support and information for children and anyone worried about a child.


Phone: 0800 800 5000 (for adults concerned about a child) Phone: 0800 1111 (18 or under – Childline helpline) Website: nspcc.org.uk

Samaritans

Samaritans are open 24/7 for anyone who needs to talk. You can visit some Samaritans branches in person.


Phone: 116 123 (freephone) Email: jo@samaritans.org Website: samaritans.org


FRANK

Confidential advice and information about drugs, their effects and the law.


Phone: 0300 123 6600 Website: talktofrank.com

Domestic Violence Helpline

The national domestic violence helpline – there to offer support 24 hours a day.

Website: www.nationaldahelpline.org.uk

Phone: 0808 2000 247

YoungMinds

Committed to improving the mental health of babies, children and young people, including support for parents and carers.


Phone: 0808 802 5544 (parents helpline) Phone: 85258 (crisis messenger service, text YM) Website: youngminds.org.uk

Women's Aid

Information and support for women and children who have experienced domestic abuse, including support by live chat, a directory of local services and a forum.


Email: helpline@womensaid.org.uk

Website: womensaid.org.uk

Victim Support

Provides emotional and practical support for people affected by crime and traumatic events.


Phone: 0808 168 9111 Website: victimsupport.org.uk

Time to Change

National campaign to end stigma and discrimination against people with mental health problems in England and Wales.


Website: time-to-change.org.uk

Relate

Provides help and support with relationships, including counselling, telephone counselling and anonymous live chat.


Phone: 0300 003 0396

Website: relate.org.uk